Centre for Women Development

Centre for Women Development

The Centre for Women Development of P.K.R. Arts College for Women was established in the year 2011 with a mission to empower rural women by inculcating the core values of truth and righteousness for their economic independence, social commitment and national development. The committee organizes workshops on gender sensitization, gender equality, gender discrimination, sexual harassment, domestic violence. The cell conducts awareness on basic knowledge on legal rights for women, health and hygiene, premarital counseling and eve teasing.

The objectives of the cell are:
  • To promote an equality for women
  • To ensure protection of women from sexual harassment
  • To create awareness on right, safety and healthcare
  • To bring about attitudinal and behavioral change in adolescent female youth
  • To inculcate social values in women students by conducting community service activities


Name Designation
Ms. Jagatha Lakshmanan – CEO Chairperson
Dr. N. Ezhili – Principal Co-Chairperson
Ms.S.Esther Delsy, Librarian Coordinator
Ms. Jennifer Vennila, Assistant Professor, Dept. of English Member
Ms.P.S.Renuga, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Tamil Member
Dr. M. Gomathi, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematics Member
Ms .R.Sudharsana, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics Member
Ms. R. Anushiya, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science Member
Ms.S. Sowmiya, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Commerce Member
Ms. S.Subathara Devi, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Management Member

Events organized by the WDC 2021-22

Date Title of talk/activity Name of the speaker
07.09.21 Inauguration Programme – Women You are Phenomenal Ms. Nivethika Sriram,
Secretary, Kids Club Group of School,
26.10.21 Gender Equality Programme Ms. R. Sasiprabha,

Founder  & Psychologist, Manas Foundation, Erode

09.11.21 Women Entrepreneurship  Mrs. Uma Sekar, Managing Director, Avaneetha Textiles Private Limited, Coimbatore
09.12.21 Awareness on Gender Diversity T.D.Sivakumar and Delfina,

Nirangal Charitable Trust, Chennai

Events organized by the WDC 2020-21

Date Title of talk/activity Name of the speaker
04.06.20 An Awareness Programme on Enriching Women Education Dr. S. Devi,
Assistant Professor,
Rajarathnam College for Women, Sivakasi.
04.08.20 Women and Human Rights Mrs. S. Lakshmi M.L.,
Secretary, District Legal Service Authority, Erode.
09.12.20 Mental Health and Quality Life of Married Working Women in Education Sector

(Sponsored by National Commission for Women)

 1. Dr.Vijila Kennedy, Principal,Kumaraguru College of Libral Arts & Science, Coimbatore

2. Ms.P.Latha, Founder & Chief, Life Skill Coach,  Life by Design, Coimbatore

3. Ms.R.Sasiprabha, Founder  & Psychologist, Manas Foundation, Erode

4. Dr. N. Manimekalai, Director & Head, Department of Women Studies, Bharathidasan University, Trichy

Events organized by the WDC 2019-20

S.No Date Event Organized Speaker Details
1 17.07.2019 Motivation session on Women Entrepreneurship Ms.Sanuja John,

Managing Director, Sanu’z Group of Salons, Coimbatore.

2 27.08.2019 Legal Awareness Tmt.S.Lakshmi, Secretary,

District Legal Service Authority, Erode.

3 10.09.19 Guest Lecture on Women Development JFP.Lavanya Yugandhar,

Zone Director LadyJc/ Jert WIing,JCI India.

4 19.12.2019 “An Awareness on legal provisions related to sexual offences against women”


Tmt. S. Lakshmi M.L.,


District Legal Services Authority, Erode.

Events organized by the WDC 2018-19

S.No Date Event Organized Speaker Details
1 16.07.18 Workshop on Entrepreneurial awareness and skill development for women in Self-Help group Mrs. Nithya Subramaniam, CEO, Nithya Masala, Athani.
2 17.07.18 Inauguration of CWD Mrs. Nagalakshmi Shanmugam,

Writer and Motivational speaker, Mumbai.

3 7.8.2018 Health Awareness Programme

(Centre for Women Development)

Dr.Anbumalar, MD, DCH..,

Pediatrician, Gobi.

4 12.12.2018 A Discussion on cyber safety “you are A Target” Jc. Ragavendran Nagarajan

Cyber Security Consultant



5 28.12.2018 Empowering women through technology MS.Puvanesvari subramaniam,

CEO – QF4 Tech Asia Sdn Bhd,  Malaysia

6 28.1.2019 Health Talk On Menstrual Hygiene


1. Dr.Deepika Naidu MS[OG].,

2. Dr.Devi Pushparaj DNB,MRCGO.,

7 25.1.2019 Seminar on Women in Business World Dr.S.A Nirmala, Correspondent, Coimbatore Public School.
8 5.2.2019 A Discussion on The Magic Word


Ms. Meera Natarajan, Director

NLP Trainer,


9 8.3.2019 Womens day Celebration Dr.R.Sivakumar B.V.Sc., Superintendent of police, Erode

Events organized by the WDC 2017-18

Date Title of talk/activity Name of the speaker
11.08.17 Orientation on Social Currency for Women Dr. R. Manohar,
Head & Associate Professor in Commerce,
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi.
23.08.17 Motivation session on Women Entrepreneurship S. Vanitha, Director,
Stenor Incorp, Tirupur.
22.09.17 Legal Literacy Camp V. Anuradha,
Gobichettipalayam.K. Palanivel,
Judicial Magistrate. No II,
26.10.17 Organised a competition on “Legal Rights for Women” as per NCW guidellines 340 students from our college participated in the competition